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Past Events

Brooklyn, NY
Tue 3/24/2015 7pm

New York City
Thur 3/26/15 7pm
BOOK PARTY: For Footsteps members and guests only. If you are not a Footsteps member and would like to attend, please contact Footsteps.
The Footsteps Space
Books will be available for sale at cost.

Philadelphia, PA
Thur 4/9/15 7pm
Main Point Books, 1041 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

New York City
Thur 4/23/15 2:30pm
Hunter Hillel, Thomas Hunter Building, Room 501, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Note: This appearance was previously listed for 4/14, but was rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict.

New York City
Mon 4/27/15 7pm
Beauty Bar, 231 E. 14th Street, New York, NY 10003

Washington D.C.
Mon 5/4/15 8:15pm
Talk and Q&A: Faith After Ultra-Orthodoxy: Does Modern Orthodoxy have a place for those who leave the Haredi world?
Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue, 1600 Jonquil St NW, Washington, DC 20012

New York City
Sat 5/23/15 11:15pm
ALL WHO LEAVE: Shulem Deen on exiting Hasidic life, in conversation with Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of The Forward.
Stay the Night: Tikkun Leil Shavuot
JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St., New York, NY 10023

New York City
Mon 6/29/15 8pm
Book Reading - Scribblers on the Roof
Congregation Ansche Chesed, 251 W. 100 Street, New York, NY 10025

New York City
Thur 7/2/15 6:30pm
New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch, 455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Knoxville, TN
Sat 7/4/15 2pm
Keynote Talk: Freethought Advance, Rationalists of East Tennessee
Tremont Lodge and Resort, 7726 E Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
This event requires registration and a fee. Click here for more info.

Oyster Bay Cove, NY
Thur 7/9/15 2pm
Pine Hollow Country Club, 6601 Northern Blvd, Oyster Bay Cove, NY 11771

Long Island, NY
Tue 7/14/15 7:30pm
JWOW - Jewish Without Walls

Stony Brook, NY
Requires registration and $10 fee -- Click here for more info

Fire Island, NY
Sun, 8/16/15 10am
Fire Island Synagogue, Seaview, Fire Island, NY

New York City
Tuesday, August 18th, 7 pm
On leaving home, seeking community, finding a voice, crafting a life. Moderated by Sandee Brawarsky, Jewish Week culture editor
Cong. Rodeph Sholom, 7 W. 83 St. New York, NY
Program at 7, followed by reception and book signing. Free, but reservations recommended: events@jewishweek.org

Bedford Corners, NY
Thurs, 9/17/15 12-2pm
Temple Shaaray Tefila, 89 Baldwin Road, Bedford Corners, NY 10549
This event is part of a senior program and requires a fee.

Hamilton, NY
Thurs, 10/8/15 4:30pm
All Who Leave: The Insular World of the Hasidim and the Journeys Away From It
Lois and Frank R. Lautenburg Jewish Lecture Series
Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346

East Hills, NY
Thur 10/15/15 10:30am
Breakfast and Author Series
Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Drive, East Hills, NY 11548
This event requires a registration fee. Click here to register.

New York City
Thur 10/22/15 7pm
The Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center, One E. 65th St., New York, NY 10065
Event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

Queens, NY
Mon 10/26/15 1:30pm
Central Queens Y
Hevesi Jewish Heritage Library, 67-09 108 Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Nyack, NY
Tue 11/3/15 7pm
Festival of Arts, Books & Culture
JCC Rockland, 450 W. Nyack Rd., W. Nyack, NY 10994

St. Louis, MO
Thur 11/5/15 1pm
St. Louis Jewish Book Festival
Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146

Farmington Hills, MI
Fri 11/6/15 7:30pm
The Birmingham Temple, Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, 28611 West Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Chicago, IL
Sun 11/8/15 10:30am
Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, 7574 North Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077
Co-sponsored by Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Detroit, MI
Tue 11/10/15 10am
64th Annual Jewish Book Fair
JCC of Metropolitan Detroit, 6600 W Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

New City, NY
Thurs, 11/12/15 7pm
New City Library, 220 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956

Metuchen, NJ
Sun, 11/15/15 10am
22nd Annual Book and Author Event
Congregation Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave, Metuchen, New Jersey 08840

Cleveland, OH
Mon, 11/16/15 7:30pm
16th Annual Cleveland Jewish Book Festival
Mandel JCC of Cleveland, 26001 S. Woodland Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122

Atlanta, GA
Weds, 11/18/15 12:30pm
24th Annual Book Festival
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338

Miami Beach, FL
Thur, 11/19/15 1pm
Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC, Simkins Family Campus, 4221 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach 33140

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Thur 11/19/15 7:30pm
28th Annual Diane and Barry Wilen Jewish Book Festival
David Posnack JCC, 5850 South Pine Island Rd. , Davie, FL 33328

Boca Raton, FL
Fri 11/20/15 10am
Levis JCC Sandler Center, 21050 95th Avenue South, Boca Raton, FL 33428

Miami, FL
Sun 11/22/15 10:30am
American Lives: Four Memoirs. Shulem Deen, Lucas Mann, Harrison Scott Key, and Kent Russel
Miami Book Fair International
Miami Dade College, Room 8202 (Building 8, 2nd Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132
Click here for program details.

New Orleans, LA
Mon 11/30/15 7pm
New Orleans Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115

Monrovia (LA County), CA
Tue 12/1/15 7:30pm
Jewish Book Fair
Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel & Pomona Valleys, 114A W. Lime Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

Riverside, CA
Wed 12/2/15 7pm
Temple Beth El, 2675 Central Ave, Riverside, CA 92506

Washington D.C.
Fri 12/4/15 6:30pm
Washington DCJCC, 1529 16th St. NW, Washington DC 20036

Lawrence, NY
Tue, 12/8/15 12pm
Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Ave., Lawrence, NY 11559
Sponsored by Hadassah Nassau

New York City
Sun, 12/13/15
Jewish Writers' Seminar: Writing for Adult Readers
Keynote address: Craft vs. Indulgence: Finessing the Memoir Form Beyond Telling Your Story
Click here for more info and registration details.

Aberdeen, NJ
Fri, 12/18/15 7:45pm
Temple Shalom of Aberdeen, 5 Ayrmont Ln, Aberdeen Township, NJ 07747

Brooklyn, NY
Fri, 1/8/16 6:30pm
Lev Tahor Potluck Dinner
Park Slope Jewish Center, 1320 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Palm Beach, FL
Tue, 1/12/16 10am
Mandel JCC, The Lore & Eric F. Ross Building, 8500 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33472

New York City
Sat, 1/16/16 4pm
Shira Palmer-Sherman Memorial Teaching
B'nai Jeshurun Community House, 270 W. 89th St., New York, NY 10024

Suffern, NY
Sun, 1/17/16 1:30pm
Suffern Free Library, 210 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 10901

Stamford, CT
Fri, 1/29/16 7pm
Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Rd, Stamford, CT 06902
More info >>

Washington D.C.
Sun, 1/31/16 10:30am
Amram Scholar Series
Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Plainview, NY
Mon, 2/1/16 12pm
Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY 11803

New York City
Tue, 2/2/16 2pm
Atria Senior Living, 333 West 86 Street, New York, NY 10024

Scarsdale, NY
Wed, 2/3/16 7:30pm
JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Registration required. Click for details >>

Charleston, SC
Sun, 2/21/16 10:30am
College of Charleston, 96 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29424

New York City
Tue, 2/23/16 6pm
Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation
Shulem Deen, Christopher Noxon, and Sigal Samuel. Moderator: Bari Weiss
Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York, NY
Click for details and registration >>

Bethlehem, PA
Wed 3/2/16 12:45pm
Lehigh University

New York City
Wed 3/8/16 10am
UJA Women's Philanthropy (Private Event)

White Plains, NY
Wed 3/8/16 7:45pm
Private event. Email for details.

Brooklyn, NY
Sat 3/12/16 1pm-4pm
Read Brooklyn: Authors Book Fair
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

West Hartford, CT
Sun 3/13/16 7pm
23rd Annual Jewish Book Festival
Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Staten Island, NY
Thur 3/17/16 7pm
Hillel at College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314
More info >>

Charlottesville, VA
Sun 3/20/16 1pm
Virginia Festival of the Book
Click here for details

Hoboken, NJ
Sun 4/3/16 10:30am
United Synagogue of Hoboken, 115 Park Avenue, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Details and registration >>

Penn Valley, PA
Sun 4/10/16 7pm
Har Zion Temple
1500 Hagys Ford Road
Penn Valley, PA 19072
Details and registration >>

New York City
Thur 4/14/16 7pm
Upheavals: When Journeys of the Mind and Soul Overturn One’s Life. In conversation with Rabbi David Ingber
Romemu, West End Presbyterian Church (Sanctuary), 165 West 105h Street (@ Amsterdam) New York, NY 10025
Details and registration >>

New York City
Tue 4/19/16 5pm
Go and Tell: Leaving Ultra-Orthodoxy and Storytelling
A panel discussion with former ultra-Orthodox authors and memoirists, featuring Judy Brown, Shulem Deen, and Leah Vincent. Moderated by Jeffrey Shandler. Co-sponsored by Footsteps.
Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall, 55 Lexington Ave., NYC (Audience entrance on E. 25th St. between Lexington & 3rd Aves.)
Details and registration >>

New York City
Tue 5/10/16 7:30pm
Kehilath Jeshurun Sisterhood (Private Event)

Cherry Hill, NJ
Sun 5/15/16 9am
Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood Author's Brunch
Temple Beth Sholom, 1901 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Details and registration >>

Plainview, NY
Sat 6/11/16 10:45am & 8pm
Plainview Jewish Center, Plainview, NY

New York City
Tue 7/26/16 7pm
Park Avenue Synagogue, 50 E 87th St, New York, NY 10128

New Paltz, NY
Wed 9/7/16 5:30pm
SUNY New Paltz

San Diego, CA
Tue 9/27/2016 7pm
Carlsbad's Dove Library , 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
For details and ticket purchases >>

Gambier, OH
Tue 10/18/2016 4pm
Kenyon College

Plainview, NY
Thur 10/20/2016 11:30am
Greens Hadassah, Plainview Jewish Center, 95 Floral Dr W, Plainview, NY 11803

Baltimore, MD
Wed 10/26/16 7:30pm
Stanley Z. Penn Lecture
Mintzes Theatre, Beth Tfiloh High School, 3300 Old Court Rd, Baltimore, MD 21208

Cleveland, OH
Sun 10/30/16 6pm
Temple Israel Ner Tamid, 1732 Lander Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Rochester, NY
Tue 11/15/2016 7pm
Rochester JCC, 1200 Edgewood Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

Teaneck, NJ
Sun 11/20/2016 7pm
In Conversation with Sandee Brawarsky
Congregation Beth Sholom, 354 Maitland Ave, Teaneck, NJ

Granville, OH
Mon 1/30/2017 8pm
Denison University
Reading, Q&A, and book signing. With novelist Lauren Acampora.
Barney-Davis Hall, Board Room, 200 West Loop, Granville, OH 43023

Richmond, IN
Wed 2/1/2017 7pm
Earlham College

Greencastle, IN
Weds 2/8/2017
DePauw University

London, England, UK
Sun 2/26/2017 3:30pm
In conversation with Rabbi Rebecca Birk
JEWISH BOOK WEEK 2017 - In partnership with Mavar
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Click here for tickets and more info>>

London, England, UK
Tue 2/28/2017 7pm
Private event. For info, contact Mavar

Paris, France
Thu 3/2/2017
French Edition Book Release
Event Time & Place TBD

Teaneck, NJ
Tue 3/21/2017 1pm
Bergen County NCJW (National Council of Jewish Women
Temple Emeth, 1666 Windsor Rd, Teaneck, NJ

Monroe Twp, NJ
Sun 4/2/2017 10am
Greenbriar/Whittingham Yiddish Club, 100 Whittingham Dr., Monroe Township, NJ

Charleston, SC
Thu, 4/6/2017 7:30pm
Charleston College
Stern Center Ballroom (4th Floor), 71 George St, Charleston, SC

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sun, 4/16/2017 9:30pm
Mimosa Ballroom II, Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Mon, 4/17/2017 11:45am
In Conversation with Rabbi Ari Israel
Mimosa Ballroom II, Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya

New Brunswick, NJ
Wed 4/26/2017 7pm
Rutgers University

Ithaca, NY
Tue 9/26/2017 5:30pm
Cornell University

Paris, France
Mon 12/4/2017 7:30pm
Elie Wiesel Center
In Conversation with Journalist Esther Leneman

Paris, France
Tue 12/5/2017 7pm
Jewish History and Art Museum (le MAHJ)
In Conversation with Journalist Keren Elkaim

Brussels, Belgium
Wed 12/6/2017 7pm
Filligrane's Bookstore

Paris, France
Thur 12/7/2017 7pm
Les Terraces de Gutenberg

Paris, France
Sat 12/9/2017 7pm
Les Cahiers de Collete

Los Angeles, CA
Wed 1/10/2018 7:30pm
RETHINKING INSULARITY: The Role of Boundaries in the Modern World
Conversation with Rabbi Yakov Horowitz. Moderated by Abigail Shrier.
Shalhevet Institute / NCSY

New York City
Fri 2/9/2018 4:30pm
The Fundamentalists Among Us: What the Explosive Growth of Ultra-Orthodoxy means for Liberal American Judaism
Darkhei Noam Minyan

Washington D.C.
Tue 2/13/2018
George Washington University

New York City
Sun 3/11/2018
In Conversation with NY Jewish Week Literary Editor Sandee Brawarsky
Festival of Jewish Authors - Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center

Boston, MA
Weds 4/18/2018 5:30pm
Hasidic Communities, Rights, and Citizenship
In Conversation with Professor Meira Levinson
Harvard University
Harvard Hillel, 52 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
Click here to register

Geneva, Switzerland
Apr 26 - Apr 29
Geneva International Book Fair